FCC Chairman Proposes New Net Neutrality Rules

 In a speech at the Brookings Institute today, FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski outlined a more aggressive approach to preserving a free and open Internet. Genachowski proposed adding two new rules to the four principles codified by the FCC in 2005. The new rules would prohibit ISPs from blocking or slowing content and applications, and require ISPs to be more transparent about their network managing practices. 

Here's the speech in full:


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